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April 2, 1988 | ESTHER SCHRADER, Times Staff Writer
The chancellor of the largest campus of the University of Maryland has been named the 11th president of Occidental College, the first time an independent college in California has chosen a black as its chief administrator, it was announced Friday. The trustees of the small, 100-year-old liberal arts college in Eagle Rock selected John B. Slaughter, a former director of the National Science Foundation, over more than 150 educators who had applied for the position. Slaughter, a Topeka, Kan.
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July 10, 1991 | The following are members of the Independent Commission on the Los Angeles Police Department, which was charged with investigating the LAPD in the wake of the police beating of Rodney G. King
Who: Warren Christopher, chairman. Position: Chairman, law firm of O'Melveny & Myers. Background: Deputy secretary of state under President Jimmy Carter, deputy attorney general under President Lyndon B. Johnson, vice chairman of the McCone Commission, which investigated the Watts riots. Active in Democratic politics. Who: John A. Arguelles, vice chairman. Position: With Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher Newport Beach office. Background: Retired California Supreme Court justice.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 6, 1988 | LARRY GORDON, Times Education Writer
The University of Maryland's campus at College Park is a state-supported research university on 1,580 acres, with 38,000 students, 2,000 full-time teachers, many graduate programs and big-time--albeit scandal-marred--sports. The annual operating budget is $458 million. Occidental College in Los Angeles is a private liberal arts college on 120 acres, with 1,650 students, 120 full-time faculty members, a tiny graduate program and athletics on a modest scale. Its budget is $33 million.
SPORTS
January 25, 1989 | Mitch Polin
When it comes to college athletics, John Brooks Slaughter doesn't mean to imply that smaller is better. It's just that after 6 years as chancellor of the University of Maryland, the first-year president of Occidental College in Eagle Rock thinks that small-college athletics is a welcome change. "I like (small-college athletics) but saying I like it doesn't mean I'm throwing arrows at (National Collegiate Athletic Assn.) Division I programs," he said.
SPORTS
January 25, 1989 | Mitch Polin
When it comes to college athletics, John Brooks Slaughter doesn't mean to imply that smaller is better. It's just that after 6 years as chancellor of the University of Maryland, the first-year president of Occidental College in Eagle Rock thinks that small-college athletics is a welcome change. "I like (small-college athletics) but saying I like it doesn't mean I'm throwing arrows at (National Collegiate Athletic Assn.) Division I programs," he said.
NEWS
July 10, 1991 | The following are members of the Independent Commission on the Los Angeles Police Department, which was charged with investigating the LAPD in the wake of the police beating of Rodney G. King
Who: Warren Christopher, chairman. Position: Chairman, law firm of O'Melveny & Myers. Background: Deputy secretary of state under President Jimmy Carter, deputy attorney general under President Lyndon B. Johnson, vice chairman of the McCone Commission, which investigated the Watts riots. Active in Democratic politics. Who: John A. Arguelles, vice chairman. Position: With Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher Newport Beach office. Background: Retired California Supreme Court justice.
BUSINESS
November 23, 1988
John B. Slaughter has been elected to the board of Pasadena-based Avery International Corp. Slaughter, 54, is president of Occidental College, Los Angeles. Avery is manufacturer of self-adhesive labels, tapes, office products and specialty chemicals.
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July 30, 1986 | Associated Press
Two indicted University of Maryland basketball players believed to have been with Len Bias when he died of cocaine intoxication have been suspended from the team, Chancellor John B. Slaughter said today. Terry Long and David Gregg are suspended indefinitely but will retain their athletic scholarships.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 6, 1988 | LARRY GORDON, Times Education Writer
The University of Maryland's campus at College Park is a state-supported research university on 1,580 acres, with 38,000 students, 2,000 full-time teachers, many graduate programs and big-time--albeit scandal-marred--sports. The annual operating budget is $458 million. Occidental College in Los Angeles is a private liberal arts college on 120 acres, with 1,650 students, 120 full-time faculty members, a tiny graduate program and athletics on a modest scale. Its budget is $33 million.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 2, 1988 | ESTHER SCHRADER, Times Staff Writer
The chancellor of the largest campus of the University of Maryland has been named the 11th president of Occidental College, the first time an independent college in California has chosen a black as its chief administrator, it was announced Friday. The trustees of the small, 100-year-old liberal arts college in Eagle Rock selected John B. Slaughter, a former director of the National Science Foundation, over more than 150 educators who had applied for the position. Slaughter, a Topeka, Kan.
SPORTS
August 6, 1986 | Associated Press
The University of Maryland will begin a stricter drug-testing program for athletes this fall that will include three unannounced tests a year, the chancellor said Tuesday. The tests will be administered to everyone who participates in intercollegiate athletics at the main campus at College Park. The program last year consisted of only one unannounced test plus a test for drugs that was part of each athlete's annual physical exam.
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